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Pitchfork is an American
The site generally concentrates on new music, but Pitchfork journalists have also reviewed
In late 1995, Ryan Schreiber, a recent high school graduate, created the magazine in
In early 1999, Schreiber relocated Pitchfork to
Pitchfork has launched a variety of subsidiary websites. Pitchfork.tv, a website displaying videos related to many independent music acts, launched in April 2008. It features bands that are typically found on Pitchfork .[
On March 13, 2016, Pitchfork was redesigned. According to an announcement post during the redesign, they said:
|“||We last redesigned in the fall of 2011. A lot about the online world has changed since then. This iteration, more than a year in the making, brings Pitchfork into a new era, improving functionality and inviting deeper exploration while simplifying the experience to make browsing, searching, reading, listening, and watching easier.||”|
On September 18, 2018, founder Ryan Schreiber stepped down as the site's top editor. He was replaced by Puja Patel as editor-in-chief on October 15, 2018.
On January 8, 2019, Schreiber announced he would be exiting the company.